20 Aug '11, 4am

Tan Kin Lian: We've got so much reserves. Why can't we give NSmen adequate compensation to face life? #sgpresident

SINGAPORE - More should be done to compensate male citizens who serve National Service such as giving full-time National Servicemen (NSFs) higher allowances, said presidential candidate Tan Kin Lian yesterday. Speaking at a press conference, Mr Tan acknowledged that Singapore needs a strong military defence. However, male citizens have to "shoulder an unfair burden in carrying out National Service" as their education is disrupted for two years and they face regular interruption from work for their reservist duties, he added. He added: "We've got so much reserves. Why can't we give them adequate compensation for them to face life?" Mr Tan suggested higher allowances for NSFs, similar to the salaries paid to regulars. He also suggested a bigger housing grant for those who have served NS. Last year, the Government raised the rank allowances in the military which saw about two...

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